Weight Loss Tips From Real Women over 40


Discover what 15 women did to lose weight and keep it off.

Like gray hair and bad knees, weight gain is something we usually have to look forward to (or dread) as we get older. Your metabolism slows down, your energy for workouts lags, and juggling your family’s schedule gets in the way of looking after yourself. But heading over the hill doesn’t mean you have to be overweight, too.

Sure, losing weight at an older age is harder than, say, your early 20s. But it’s not impossible, and these real-life 15 women, interviewed by Eat This, Not That!, prove it. They each share their favorite tips and tricks that helped them shed unwanted pounds and keep them off. Looking for more inspiration? And to discover even more stomach-slimming tips, check out these 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism!


  1. PalakNotes

    Such an informative post. All weight loss diets and advices vary from one person to another and you have used this idea in your post. Good job!

    • Betsy Epton

      Thank you for your comment. You are so right. Diets and food plans vary from person to person. Each one of us has to try the food plan and exercise activity that appeals to us and we have to be realistic about what plan we will really stay with. Thank you for reading our blog!

  2. Moumita Mallick

    Losing weight at an older age so hard because of the metabolic system slows down and that is why it is hard to lose all the calories from the body. But still there are ways to fight this situation. Like eating foods that helps to boost metabolism and doing yoga or cardio or any kind of workout daily. Thanks for posting this, it’s a very informative post.

    • Betsy Epton

      Thanks for your comment. We definitely agree with you. There are ways to fight this situtation. Yoga, cardio or going for a walk are great activities. Thanks for your input.

  3. rospher

    I really appreciate this post. I’ve been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on this blog . You have made my day! I think this is engaging and eye-opening material. Thank you so much for caring about your content and your readers.

    • Betsy Epton

      Thank you for such a nice comment. We definitely care about our readers. We want to help everyone be healthy and stay healthy.

  4. Helen

    Thank you for this wonderful article, I am already inspired by you. Well in life you must not be tired until you are retired and even when you are been retired does n’t tell to give up. We must keep on trying alternatives for best result to be achieved. There is an article I red about a lady telling on how she loss 25 – pounds just a week and I was amazed after all. I believed she has been on trier by error most times. You can follow her on https://bit.ly/2kT9NJc if truly you want to loss weight.

    • Betsy Epton

      Thank you for your comment. So glad you are inspired by us! You just made our day!

    • Betsy Epton

      Glad you liked the article. We’ll try and keep posting interesting information to help with your health goals.

    • Betsy Epton

      Glad you like them Michael! We’ll keep trying to post pertinent information for both weight loss and healthy eating. Thanks for the comment and happy, healthy eating to you!

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